On land, Miches is a charming, picturesque fishing village that sits on the south of Samana Bay. While the stunningly blue waters off the coast do draw your eye, what you can't see above water is the gorgeous marine landscape that awaits snorkelers.
Not much is often said about the snorkeling experience in Miches, which means visitors may have a unique opportunity to explore uncharted territory. Between the warm temperatures and the almost unbelievable level of visibility, you needn't worry about snorkeling these almost uncharted territories.
Some people will still feel more comfortable signing up for a snorkeling tour so they will be sure to see the best sites and have someone who knows local waters very well. This is certainly a possibility, and will generally cost around $35(USD) including the gear.
To learn more concerning snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both "old pros" and beginners, read our exhaustive Caribbean snorkeling page.
If you're an adventurous spirit who doesn't need a plan, snorkeling in Miches is for you. If this doesn't sound like you, have no fear! Local tour operators will still make sure you see the best of the Dominican Republic's underwater world as well.
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